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Just 5 Companies’ Climate Pollution Equivalent To Over 2 Million Cars

Tuesday, 18 June 2024, 7:24 am | Common Grace Aotearoa

Just 5 companies’ production processes create the same carbon emissions as nearly half the nation’s vehicle fleet, according to research released by Common Grace Aotearoa today, as the Don’t Subsidise Pollution campaign delivers a petition to ... More >>

Tiwai Deal Mustn’t Lead To A Multi-billion Dollar Subsidy To Pollute Being Granted To Rio Tinto

Friday, 31 May 2024, 2:03 pm | Common Grace Aotearoa

Close to a million free carbon credits per year could go back to Rio Tinto under the new electricity supply deal announced by NZAS and electricity suppliers today, if the government doesn’t urgently change the rules for big polluters to receive ... More >>

Hundreds Of Christians To Walk The Length Of Gaza In New Zealand Cities Calling For A Ceasefire

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 11:01 am | Common Grace Aotearoa

Over 200 Christians will be walking the length of the Gaza Strip - 41km - in coming weeks in prayerful solidarity as they call for a lasting ceasefire in Gaza, and for the New Zealand government to allow family members of Gazans living in Aotearoa to ... More >>

Binding Rules For Electricity Companies Will Protect Everyone, Especially The Most Vulnerable

Thursday, 1 February 2024, 10:29 am | Common Grace Aotearoa

“The Electricity Authority’s decision to make consumer protections mandatory for power companies is a significant step forward to protect people,” said Kate Day, Co-Director of Common Grace Aotearoa. The Electricity Authority, which sets ... More >>

Climate Commission Advice To Government Shows That The Time Has Come To End Free Carbon Credits - NGOs

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 10:55 am | Common Grace Aotearoa

A coalition of environmental, faith and construction industry groups say that the Climate Commission's final advice on the government’s Second Emissions Reduction Plan is a clear signal that it’s time to end the system of free carbon credits ... More >>

Giant Christmas Card Calls For Fair Power

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 10:58 am | Common Grace Aotearoa

A group has delivered a giant Christmas card to the Electricity Authority’s head office on Lambton Quay, in Wellington today. The card calls for consumer protections to be made mandatory for New Zealand’s electricity companies, to protect everyone ... More >>

Construction, Climate And Church Groups Call For End To Free Carbon Credits To Cut Pollution And Unlock Green Jobs

Thursday, 31 August 2023, 7:32 am | Common Grace Aotearoa

A new coalition of groups today launched the Don’t Subsidise Pollution campaign, calling for an end to free carbon credits and introduction of a Carbon Border Mechanism to decarbonise Aotearoa’s emissions intensive industries like concrete, steel, ... More >>

Electricity Retailers Cannot Justify Fees That Target The Poorest

Monday, 21 August 2023, 10:11 am | Common Grace Aotearoa

Amid profit announcements from the largest electricity retailers, advocates are calling on the Electricity Authority to ban disconnection fees that hit customers who can least afford to pay. “While Mercury and Genesis announce profits this week, ... More >>




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